Bill Text: VA SB44 | 2020 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Public elementary and secondary school students; use of topical sunscreen, etc.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2020-03-10 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020 [SB44 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2020-SB44-Enrolled.html

An Act to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 22.1-274.5, relating to public elementary and secondary school students; topical sunscreen.
[S 44]

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 22.1-274.5 as follows:

§22.1-274.5. Topical sunscreen.

Any public elementary or secondary school student may possess and use unscented topical sunscreen in its original packaging on a school bus, on school property, or at a school-sponsored event without a note or prescription from a licensed health care professional if the topical sunscreen is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for nonprescription use for the purpose of limiting damage to skin caused by exposure to ultraviolet light.